This is the eighth article in a series that reviews news coverage of the 2016 general election, explores how Donald Trump won and why his chances were underrated by the most of the American media.
So … this is a little awkward. Here we are, in the midst of a series of articles about the media’s shortcomings in covering the 2016 general election. And President Trump, the winner of that election, has to go out and call the media the “enemy of the American people.” Suffice it to say that I’m not on board with Trump’s position. In fact, I’ve had a couple of friends who — while they’ve mostly agreed with the substance of these articles — have asked whether